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Fresh Titles to Inspire Spring Cleaning! And Maybe Fixing that Thing You’ve Been Meaning to Fix

Posted about 1 month ago by Amy H

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Nonfiction | Tagged with cleaning, declutter, DIY, home economics, home repair, housekeeping, life skills, minimalism, orderliness, organization ideas and storage in the home

Get your home in order ... books on cleaning, organization and home repair.

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New Year, Same You: Reading Ideas for Realistic, Achievable Improvement

Posted 5 months ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness and Nonfiction | Tagged with addiction, cleaning & caretaking, exercise, habits, health, healthy eating, housekeeping, lifestyles, mindfulness, organizing, psychology, resolutions, self-care, weight-loss and wellness

Forget the New Years Resolutions! No matter what time of year it might be, each day is a new opportunity to make realistic changes in our lives and feel better for it.

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Organizing Your Life: Home Edition

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, History and Politics and New Books and Movies | Tagged with cleaning & caretaking, clutter, declutter, DIY, happiness, hoarding, home design & decor, home organization, house & home, house cleaning, housekeeping, inspirational, interior decorating, motivational, orderliness, organization ideas, organizing, simplicity and storage in the home

Clear out the clutter, tidy up, and get organized!

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A Year Of ...

Posted about 1 year ago by Sarah H

Posted in Children and Parenting, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness and History and Politics | Tagged with adventure travel, ambition, autobiographies, compulsive hoarding, goals, gratitude, happiness, housekeeping, Humor, inspiration, journeys, memoirs, motivation, personal growth, personal narratives, relationships, self-actualization, self-confidence, self-discovery, self-improvement, year long memoir projects and year-long projects

How much can one person accomplish in the span of a year - continue reading to find out.

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Fabulously Frugal

Posted over 2 years ago by April S

Posted in Business and Investing, Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks and Health and Wellness | Tagged with budgeting, Business & Economics, consumer education, frugal living, home economics, housekeeping, low budget cooking, money management, personal finance, Sustainable living -- Economic aspects and thriftiness

Frugality isn’t just for cheapskates anymore. Check out this blog post to explore a variety of resources designed to help you save money and live a fabulously frugal lifestyle.

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